Facebook has apologised for allowing people to place advertisements on its platform that target “white supremacists” as an audience.
Facebook’s third quarter figures showed a rise in user growth, revenue and profits, helping calm investor fears over a fallout from its data scandal earlier this year.
Facebook has been fined £500,000 by a UK court over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, an amount which, based on last year’s revenue, the social network makes in less than 9 minutes of operation.
Instagram has overtaken Snapchat as the most used social media app among US teens, with its appeal to marketers also growing, according to new research.
Facebook is expanding its efforts to demote low quality ads on its social network, with a new scheme to penalise any ads containing sensationalised language or headlines that withhold information.
Brands’ spend on Instagram ads increased 94% year-on-year (YoY), faster than spend on core Facebook ads (37% YoY) in the third quarter of 2018 according to new research.
Facebook has hired former deputy prime minister Sir Nick Clegg as the head of its global affairs and communications team, as the company looks to recover from its Cambridge Analytica data scandal earlier this year.
Facebook has been accused of hiding a flaw in its video-advertising metrics that overestimated viewer engagement for to entice advertisers on its platform.
Most people in the US use YouTube and Instagram more in 2018 than 2017, outperforming other channels such as Facebook, while women tend to use social media more frequently than men, according to a new survey.
Manchester design studio MERó (worksbymero.com) has created bespoke branding and a new packaging design for Beauty Bay’s exciting collaboration with popular beauty, fashion and lifestyle vlogger Jordan Lipscombe.
Facebook is launching two video call devices that use is Messenger platform and Alexa’s smart assistant, but the AI zooming feature is sparking privacy concerns.
Facebook is set to bring ads to the Facebook Stories format, making the ad units available to all advertisers globally.
The co-founders of Instagram have announced they are quitting the social media company.
Facebook has launched its much-anticipated video streaming platform ‘Facebook Watch’ worldwide, after an initial launch in the US last year.
Facebook, Twitter, and Alphabet have collectively removed hundreds of accounts tied to an alleged Iranian propaganda operation on Tuesday.
Another personality quiz app designed to harvest personal data from respondents, has been banned by Facebook, following the Cambridge Analytica scandal earlier this year.
Facebook has begun assigning users a reputation score, designed to predict how trustworthy they are, as the social network looks to fight the spread of fake news.
Facebook has struck a deal with Spain’s La Liga to broadcast all its matches in the Indian sub-continent, for the next three seasons.
Online media giants including Google and Facebook are to restrict content from Alex Jones, a right wing political pundit, and his blog Infowars, for breaching their guidelines in a move against “hate content”.